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rights of law-abiding americans is not the way to do it. on foreign-policy, america continues to be indispensable. property and safeguarding human rights. the world is a better place when america is the strongest nation on earth. but we cannot remain powerful if we do not have an economy that can afford it. in a short time that i have been here in washington, nothing has frustrated me more than politics like what the president has laid out tonight. the choices -- the choice is not just between the government and big business. we need an accountable, efficient government that allows businesses to create more middle-class jobs. we do not have to raise taxes to avoid the president's devastating cuts to our military. republicans have a plan that replaces these cuts with responsible spending reforms. the choice is not have to be higher taxes or benefit cuts for those in need, and said, we should grow economy so that we can create new taxpayers, not new taxes. so our government can afford to help those who cannot help themselves. the truth is, every problem cannot be solved by the g
country. our foreign policy, america continues to be indecember pencible to global liberty. the world is a better place when america is the strongest nation on it. we can't remain powerful if we don't have an economy that can afford it. nothing has frust rated me more than false choices like the president layed out tonight. the choices are not just between big government and big business. we need an effective government that allows new businesses to create middle class jobs. we don't have to raise taxes to avoid the devastating cuts to our military. republicans have proposed a plan . in other words to balance the budget the choices don't have to be higher tacks. instead we should grow the economy so we create new taxpayers not new taxes. so the government will be able to help those who can't help themselves. every problem can't be solved by the government. many are caused by the moral break down in our society. despite our differences i know that republicans and democrats love america. i say we come together to solve our problems. the choices before us could not be more important. if
. a policy on capping municipal bonds at 20%, i'm curious whether you will continue that policy? on the foreign investments in the real estate ask, whether you think the treasury department will complete that irs notice and take action, that would help jumpstart by the investments. >> administration's proposal would have eliminated the value of the talk -- top tax bracket of the 20%. -- 20%. -- 28%. it is not directed at municipal bonds or specific areas of tax activity. it is meant to be a placeholder that we should have tax reform. we need to make specific policies deciding what is in and what is out and what the property tax rate are. we put in the fall back saying that a taxi from does not happen, this is something that would help us get to the target that we need. i would happy -- i would be happy to follow up with you on these issues. the general proposition -- the hard decisions and tax reform will in many cases where there are many things that we are sympathetic to, but we have to curtail tax benefits to broaden the base. it is a general rule that there were a lot of --
the municipal bonds at 28%, tax- exempt bonds, i am curious as to whether you are going to continue that policy. on the ford investment on real estate act, whether you're saying -- on the foreign investment of real estate act, whether you're saying that treasury department will take action. >> the administration's proposal which would have limited the value of deductions in the top tax brackets to 28% was trying to restore some equity in the tax code and generate revenue we need for meeting our fiscal targets. it was not specifically directed at municipal bonds and other specific areas of tax activity. it was also meant to be a placeholder. we really should have tax reform and make specific policies deciding what is in or out and what the proper tax rates are. we put it in as a fallback, saying that if tax reform does not happen, this would help us get to the revenue targets we need. i would be happy to follow up with you on these issues of the individual component parts of tax reform. the hard decisions in tax reform will, in many cases, put us in places where there are things that many of us
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